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Oglethorpe University President to serve on revamped DeKalb County Ethics Board | Brookhaven Post Brookhaven, GA, January 4, 2016 – by Trey Benton – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Oglethorpe University President and Brookhaven resident, Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, is one of six newly chosen members of the DeKalb County Ethics Board. By virtue of DeKalb voters overwhelmingly approving a measure in November to change how County Ethics Board members are selected, Dr. […]

It’s a case of what might have been | Saporta Report Oglethorpe University began its career as a liberal arts and sciences university in 1835 in the community of Midway, Georgia, not too far from, what at that time, was the state’s capital, Milledgeville. The Civil War interrupted Oglethorpe’s progression and the university closed its doors in 1862. In 1870 Oglethorpe relocated and reopened in […]

Oglethorpe University’s campaign | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Business Chronicle Oglethorpe University’s campaign By Maria Saporta Oglethorpe University recently announced it has surpassed its $50 million “Our Time” campaign goal, the largest in its history. The campaign was announced publicly in 2013, and it was envisioned that it would be completed in June 2017. Instead, Oglethorpe was able to claim victory by […]

Spoofing Life, Politics In 19th Century France At Oglethorpe | WABE Modern satire is generally found on comedy shows like “Saturday Night Live” or “The Daily Show” or maybe on the comic pages of some newspapers. A new exhibit at Oglethorpe University’s Museum of Art, however is exploring social and political satire and caricature … Read more

A University President Becomes an Uber Driver | Bloomberg Market Makers Oglethorpe College President Lawrence Schall discusses why he became an Uber driver and what the experience has taught him about the sharing economy. He speaks with Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)